Craigieburn TWP & Stabling

Written by Dene Macleod

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Location: Craigieburn, Victoria

Client: Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM)

Role of Coleman Rail: Head Contractor

Project Summary: Design & Construct; Construct Only; Greenfield Developments; Brownfield Redevelopments; Specialist Rail Services; Complex Multidisciplinary; Freight & Heavy Haul; Metro

Project Overview

Facilitating the expansion of Melbourne’s metropolitan passenger train network, the Craigieburn Rail Projects enable electric trains to be stabled, maintained and cleaned at a predominantly greenfield site at Craigieburn in Melbourne’s outer north.

Project Scope

The Craigieburn Projects included:

  • Construction and commissioning of new electrified Stabling Yards – Stages 1, 2, 3 and 4, consisting of 17 new stabling tracks, three elevated outdoor maintenance tracks, a holding track and associated signalling, communications and access infrastructure.
  • Construction and commissioning of new Drivers’ Amenities, Signalling Relay and Communications Buildings.
  • Upgrade of the Mainline between Broadmeadows and Craigieburn to enable rail operations headway reductions between Craigieburn and Broadmeadows stations and interconnections to the new Rail Yards.
  • Reconstruction of a Craigieburn Station Passenger Platform.
  • Construction and commissioning of Australia’s first fully automated rollover Train Washing Facility.

Coleman Rail Contact Person: Chris Morralee